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Apples for Achievement

Apples for Achievement go to the following staff, parents and patrons:

To Colton Berk who was left off of the 3rd nine weeks TGS “All A’s” 5th Grade Honor Roll.

To Mrs. Peterson’s 5th grade class who wrote letters to Jeff Daugherty (father of their student teacher Heather Daugherty) while he was stationed overseas. His unit, the 380th EAMXS/KC-135 Maintenance Flight. On April 15, 2007 an American Flag was flown in Iraq on a KC135R refueling coalition in honor of Towanda Intermediate. This flag was presented on April 23rd to the class. It will be displayed at the school.

To Foster Grandparent, Wilma Stolhand, Towanda Elementary, for the many hours she volunteers at Towanda Elementary.

To Clinton Davis, Drew Daharsh, Mandy Fowler, Lauren Gray, Haylie Boothe, Taylor Morgan, Christine Conway, Jarod

Tullis, Talia Highbarger, Alexis Mullins, Rachel Peterson, Logan Sommers, Bailey Jeffries, Leah Metzger, Alexis Cookson, and Tristen Pratt. In third grade: Mark Walthers, Tara Varner, Chase Ellison, Camryn Lambky, Bradley Lintz, Chris McDonald, Andie Nibarger, Reagan Wilson, Kaitlyn Tosh and student teacher Karina Harris, who assisted at Towanda Primary and counted all of the “Pennies for Patients” pennies that were collected at TGS.

To Garrett Robinson and William Johnson for being cast and will perform in the Wichita Music Theater’s June production of “High School Musical”.

To Chris White, a 6th grader from TGS, who won a scholarship from the Kansas Association of Gifted and Talented to attend a

week of space camp at the Cosmosphere in Hutchison.

To 7th graders, Adam Ronnebaum and Logan Breault, who will receive State Recognition for their scores on the ACT from the Duke University Talent Identification Program.

To the Senior Class of 2007, who at their Commencement Ceremony held on Sunday, May 20th collected $728.90 in honor of the Greensburg High School Senior Class of 2007. Apples also go to CHS Stuco who matched $500, to the CHS Spanish Club who donated $50, and to Concessions who gave $221.10 to bring the grand total to $1,500. The monies collected will be used by the Greensburg school district to purchase library books. The school district plans to reopen in this Fall.

Circle District Educational Foundation

The Circle District Educational Foundation was created in 1999 for the purpose of providing private funding for the Circle School District. It is a non-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt corporation and all donations to the foundation are tax deductible.

Donations to the Circle District Educational Foundation are in- vested in the Foundation’s General Endowment Fund which will provide continuous income for academic excellence in the future. Some of these dollars are used to fund the Foundation’s Teacher Grant Program.

This year the Foundation was able to award eight grants to teachers totaling $2589. Those grants were awarded to: Dan Mattern – Spectroscopy; Elaine Baker – Prevention/Understanding and Helping; Noel Ronnebaum – Cooking With The Alphabet; Shannon Sommers and Jason

Patty – Who Wants To Be A Millionaire; Cindy Schaker – Mean Girls; Sara Burch – Learning With My Family; Judy Haynes – Getting to Know You; and Al Sersland – Failure Is Not An Option.

The Circle District Foundation encourages patrons and friends of USD 375 to make tax-deductible contributions to the Foundation’s General Endowment Fund. Individual or group contributions of $2,000 or more in a three year period qualify for naming and specifying a new “special” endowment fund.

By making a gift to an established fund, or by creating a new one, you can:

  • Enrich a specific area of


  • Encourage creative efforts

  • Enhance classroom projects

  • Provide library resources

  • Support faculty development

  • Purchase equipment

  • Recognize student achievements

Persons interested in planned giving should consider memorial gifts, tributes, trusts, or making provisions in their wills. Gifts of stocks, bonds, real estate, and other appreciated assets are also accepted by the Foundation. For more information on how to make tax deductible contribu- tions to the foundation, please visit the district’s website. - www.usd375.org


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